Professor of Town Planning, Newcastle University, United Kingdom
Mark Tewdwr-Jones is Professor of Town Planning at Newcastle University’s School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape. He possesses 20 years of experience teaching and writing about urban and regional planning, housing, local communities, public participation, and the history of places. He has advised ministers in UK Government on aspects of planning, and has recently served as a lead expert for the Government Chief Scientist’s Foresight project on Land Use Futures. A 13th book, The Collaborating Planning, is currently in print.
Tewdwr-Jones’s current research focuses on planning and place making, specifically how we perceive change in our environments, and how environmental capacity of land can contribute towards local economic development.
This event is part of the 2013 CED Lecture Series, which features noted visiting academics and professionals from a broad range of environmental design fields. Most lectures are free, and all are open to the public.